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AHA criticizes Leapfrog scorecard
Modern Healthcare

Just weeks after the Leapfrog Group released a controversial scorecard assigning a letter grade for overall patient safety to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals, the American Hospital Association is criticizing the group’s data, calling it biased, inaccurate and unfair.

The Leapfrog Group, a Washington-based healthcare quality-improvement group formed by large employers, released its Hospital Safety Score on June 6.

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